Knowing Their Place: The Intellectual Life of Women in the 19th Century

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History Press, 1 sep. 2014 - 320 páginas
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Knowing their Place is a comprehensive account of the public, private and intellectual life of Irish women in the Victorian age. In particular, this book looks at the steady progress of girls and women within the education system, their gradual involvement in intellectual life through amateur societies (such as the Royal Dublin Society); their emergence of independent, highly motivated scholarly and philanthropic individuals who operated within local spheres with often very considerable degrees of success and influence.

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Brendan Walsh of DCU, an author and historian, has selected the contributors for this book based on their reputation and publishing and research success within this field of study. Contributors include Emeritus Fellow of Trinity, Susan Parkes; Pam Hirsch of Newham College Cambridge; and representatives of UCD, DCU, Queens, Limerick, and Liverpool.

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